I don’t like summer, and it’s getting really warm around here. Here’s my explanation in verse.
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King of Spring
“In written pain and summer’s due
From tilled soil and dawning’s vibrant hue
So the god of Plums speaks to you.”
I can’t surf. It’s all about balance, and I have very little in my life, my body, and in my head. On the other hand Pirate could probably surf with the best. Knight and I can be the ones who get swept away.
Hanging on a Prayer
Some people aren’t that helpful in a crisis. Also, I’m just not sure if I’m cut out to be a poet. William Faulkner once said a failed poet is a short story writer and failing that, you become a novelist. If I fail at being a novelist, do I go on Twitter? Maybe a failed novelist is a blogger.
The falling drops upon my head
Tell me that I am alive;
It’s funny how children, most of them, can’t lie very well. Actually, a lot of adults can’t lie well either so what am I saying? I guess I’m saying that lying is bad, and you shouldn’t do it. I find running away works a lot better.
If I had a thousand years, I’d create a forest of legends. The passing of centuries must be so strange for trees, because they don’t do much but grow as the years pass.
But time is a lot quicker for us. For some, it’s too quick. But when we’re gone, the forest remains. (Unless an idiot burns it down.)
At the Wall
From mind to word and action less
Regardless of work or ceaseless rest
I’m staring at that damnable wall
As I sit in these empty, quiet halls
All my lofty aspirations will in the end
Sunflowers! March along with them each day! I hate sunflower seeds, so let’s have a parade! …Something like that.